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Description

Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.

Screenshots

Super Monaco GP Genesis Your first team
Super Monaco GP Atari ST A bit close to that Leyton House car
Super Monaco GP Atari ST I guess the pole-setter got first choice of grid girl
Super Monaco GP Game Gear Some construction ahead...

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. Genesis zemonn (173)

Critic Reviews

Play Time Amiga Apr, 1991 96 out of 100 96
The Video Game Critic Genesis Sep 13, 2001 A- 91
Zzap! Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Apr, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Amiga May, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1992 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1990 73 out of 100 73
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Oct, 1990 8.8 out of 12 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Genesis Nov, 1990 590 out of 1000 59

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Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games (Check 'em out)
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • October 1990 (Issue 15) - Best Sports-Themed Game

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